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'Thinking Against the Current'

Literature and Political Resistance

by Sybil Oldfield

<div>This collection of essays, written between 1970 and 2010, covers political subjects as diverse as 17th-century Quaker persecution history, the social impact of Malthus, the self-emancipation of English women, Eleanor Rathbone on the human ...

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'Thinking Against the Current': Literature and Political Resistance

by Oldfield, Sybil

<div>This collection of essays, written between 1970 and 2010, covers political subjects as diverse as 17th-century Quaker persecution history, the social impact of Malthus, the self-emancipation of English women, Eleanor Rathbone on the human ...

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...And Me in Ringlets

A Reflection

by Ruth Colaw

<P ALIGN="JUSTIFY"> The story of one woman’s life that will touch the heart of the reader. Born to alcoholic parents, her first years are filled with fighting and discord, and even a bit of incest, until she is nine and her parents divorce. In ...

ISBN: 9780759664715

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[Un]framing the "Bad Woman"

Sor Juana, Malinche, Coyolxauhqui, and Other Rebels with a Cause

by Alicia Gaspar de Alba

"What the women I write about have in common is that they are all rebels with a cause, and I see myself represented in their mirror," asserts Alicia Gaspar de Alba. Looking back across a career in which she has written novels, poems, and ...

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‘Good Women do not Inherit Land'

Politics of Land and Gender in India

by Nitya Rao

<P>Land for the adivasi Santal women in Dumka, Jharkhand stands for security, social position and identity, and in this men have a distinct advantage. The time period covered is from historic times to the present. The role of government ...

ISBN: 9781351385169

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“New Maternalisms”

Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable)

by Roksana Badruddoja & Maki Motapanyane

New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable) explores the perceptions of those who engage in and/or research motherwork or the labour of caregiving, and how mothers view themselves in comparison to broader normative ...

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100 Under $100

One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women

by Betsy Teutsch

<i>100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women</i> is a comprehensive look at effective, low-cost solutions for helping women in the Global South out of poverty. Most books on this subject focus on one problem and one solution;

ISBN: 9781631529351

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25 Women

Essays on Their Art

by Dave Hickey

<div><i>Newsweek</i> calls him “exhilarating and deeply engaging.” <i>Time Out New York</i> calls him “smart, provocative, and a great writer.” Critic Peter Schjeldahl, meanwhile, simply calls him “My hero.” There’s no one in the art world quite

ISBN: 9780226249148

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5 Ways To Turn Your Nice Girl Naughty

by Bouzid Otmani

<p>5 Ways To Turn Your Nice Girl Naughty takes us to the outskirts of Reno, where Val has been living with the two cowboys, Drake and Tyler, whom she met in Vegas in Nice Girls Do Menage. Keeping two men happy is both a high and work. As time ...

ISBN: 1230000287636

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7 lies of feminism

by Lucia Canovi

<p><strong>7 lies of feminism</strong>&nbsp;<br> <br> Can feminism be proven by any sort of logic? Does its rhetoric still hold against meticulous examination? By reading this small book, you will discover and analyse seven lies of so-called ...

ISBN: 1230001593280

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A Belle of the Fifties (Expanded, Annotated)

by Virginia Clay-Clopton

<p>She knew everyone and everyone knew her. A wealthy belle, married to prominent legislator, Clement Clay, she became one of Washington, D.C.'s great hostesses.&nbsp;<br> <br> This is as witty, gossipy, fashionable, and gritty a tale of ...

ISBN: 1230001449303

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A Bold Vision: Women Leaders Imagining Canada's Future

by A Bold Vision Steering Committee

One hundred and fifty years ago in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 23 men met for the Charlottetown Conference that led to Canadian Confederation. Visions of Canada began before them and continue since. The Prince Edward Island women's ...

ISBN: 9780969541981

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A Bun in the Oven

How the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

by Barbara Katz Rothman

<p>There are people dedicated to improving the way we eat, and people dedicated to improving the way we give birth.  <em>A Bun in the Oven</em> is the first comparison of these two social movements.  The food movement has seemingly exploded,  ...

ISBN: 9781479817801

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A Different Light

The Vietnam War from a woman's point of view

by Jennifer Thomas

A Different Light is a first-person novel written from the pages of the author’s diary during her year’s tour of duty in Da Nang, Vietnam from October 1967 to October 1968. Hired by the Red Cross, she worked on the III Marine Amphibious Force, ...

ISBN: 9781453505274

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A Doll's House

by Henrik Ibsen

<DIV> <DIV> One of the best-known, most frequently performed of modern plays, <I>A Doll's House</I> richly displays the genius with which Henrik Ibsen pioneered modern, realistic prose drama. In the central character of Nora, Ibsen epitomized ...

ISBN: 9780486110202

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A Forgotten Sisterhood

Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South

by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

<span>Emerging from the darkness of the slave era and Reconstruction, black activist women Lucy Craft Laney, Mary McLeod Bethune, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, and Nannie Helen Burroughs founded schools aimed at liberating African-American youth from

ISBN: 9781442211407

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A Game of Their Own

Voices of Contemporary Women in Baseball

by Jennifer Ring

<DIV>In 2010 twenty American women were selected to represent Team USA in the fourth Women’s Baseball World Cup in Caracas, Venezuela; most Americans, however, had no idea such a team even existed.</DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV><I>A Game of Their ...

ISBN: 9780803269941

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A German Women's Movement

Class and Gender in Hanover, 1880-1933

by Nancy R. Reagin

Nancy Reagin analyzes the rhetoric, strategies, and programs of more than eighty bourgeois women's associations in Hanover, a large provincial capital, from the Imperial period to the Nazi seizure of power. She examines the social and ...

ISBN: 9780807864012

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A History of European Women's Work: 1700 to the Present

by Simonton, Deborah

The work patterns of European women from 1700 onwards fluctuate in relation to ideological, demographic, economic and familial changes. In <EM>A History of European Women's Work</EM>, Deborah Simonton draws together recent research and ...

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A History of New Zealand Women

by Barbara Brookes

<p>What would a history of New Zealand look like that rejected Thomas Carlyle’s definition of history as ‘the biography of great men’, and focused instead on the experiences of women? One that shifted the angle of vision and examined the stages ...

ISBN: 9780908321469

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